Sculpture & Integrated Media

Sculpture & Integrated Media supports traditional, experimental, and interdisciplinary approaches to three-dimensional studio art practices.  Students use critical thinking exercises in a variety of applications and practices include woodworking, casting in concrete or plaster, welding and fabrication of metals, glass blowing or lampwork, found object assemblage, as well as new media applications of sound and video.

Sculpture & Integrated Media Material List

  Materials List

Classes not listed here will either have required materials in the class description, discuss needed materials during the first class, or the materials will be supplied.

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Sculpture & Integrated Media Course Descriptions

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 9110a | Stained Glass

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Sun, 10/17/2021 to 10/24/2021 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $215.00 | Friends: $200.00 | Sessions: 2

Learn the tools and processes for working with flat glass to create a stained-glass panel. Cutting glass, soldering, and fabrication using the copper foil technique will be covered. All tools including grinders, cutters, and soldering irons, and some foil, solder, and glass will be provided for small projects. You may provide colored glass of your choice, additional supplies available for purchase from the instructor during class. Please bring a bag lunch.

 9110b | Stained Glass

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Sun, 12/5/2021 to 12/12/2021 | 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $215.00 | Friends: $200.00 | Sessions: 2

Learn the tools and processes for working with flat glass to create a stained-glass panel. Cutting glass, soldering, and fabrication using the copper foil technique will be covered. All tools including grinders, cutters, and soldering irons, and some foil, solder, and glass will be provided for small projects. You may provide colored glass of your choice, additional supplies available for purchase from the instructor during class. Please bring a bag lunch.

 9132 | Glass Beadmaking.1

Level: Beginning | Instructor: Nina "Sam" Hibler
Dates: Sat, 10/2/2021 to 10/2/2021 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Studio: Off Campus 
Tuition: $150.00 | Friends: $135.00 | Sessions: 1

Explore the ancient art form of glass beadmaking utilizing open flamework techniques. Students will work with a "hot head" torch and soft glass as they learn the process of forming various types of beads, including donut beads, cylinder beads, textured beads, round beads, and half and half beads. Decorative additions such as dots, stringers, and colored frits will also be covered, as well as safety procedures and studio set-up. Includes materials; please bring a bag lunch. Prerequisite: Must be 18 years or older.

 9133 | Glass Glamework: Marble Making

Level: Beginning | Instructor: Nina "Sam" Hibler
Dates: Sun , 10/3/2021 to 10/3/2021 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Studio: Off Campus 
Tuition: $150.00 | Friends: $135.00 | Sessions: 1

This introductory class is perfect for anyone interested in learning open flamework technique but not interested in beadmaking. Students will learn all safety procedures for using dual fuel torches. Several different types and sizes of marbles including latticino marbles, inclusion marbles, and end of the day marbles, will be covered. Includes materials; please bring a bag lunch. NOTE: Marbles made in class will need time to anneal and will need to be picked up from the instructor the next day. Prerequisite: Must be 18 years or older.

 9510a | Introduction to Welding

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Tues, 9/21/2021 to 10/26/2021 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $265.00 | Friends: $250.00 | Sessions: 6

Learn the basic skills required for welding metal to metal for use in simple repairs or sculptural projects. You will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. Scrap metal will be provided or you supply your own metal for specific projects. Please see SSA website for materials list.

 9510b | Introduction to Welding

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Tues, 11/9/2021 to 12/14/2021 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $265.00 | Friends: $250.00 | Sessions: 6

Learn the basic skills required for welding metal to metal for use in simple repairs or sculptural projects. You will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. Scrap metal will be provided or you supply your own metal for specific projects. Please see SSA website for materials list.

 9510c | Introduction to Welding

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Sat, 10/30/2021 to 11/20/2021 | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $250.00 | Friends: $235.00 | Sessions: 4

Learn the basic skills required for welding metal to metal for use in simple repairs or sculptural projects. You will progress from simple arc welds to more sophisticated MIG welds. Scrap metal will be provided or you supply your own metal for specific projects. Please see SSA website for materials list.

 9511 | Welding Beyond Basics | NEW

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Larry West
Dates: Wed, 9/22/2021 to 11/10/2021 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Sculpture Studio | Building: Santikos Building
Tuition: $315.00 | Friends: $300.00 | Sessions: 8

This class is for individuals that have previous experience welding but want time to hone skills, explore processes, and work on individual projects. Through practice students will learn optimal welding setting required, based on the materials being welded, to acquire an adequate welding bond. Students will also work on advanced projects from hinges, levelers, modular methods, and bending with stock materials. The class will also dig into calculating steel strength. Includes some tools and supplies; please see SSA website for a materials list.

 9551 | Simple Knifemaking

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Tobin Nieto
Dates: Wed, 9/29/2021 to 11/17/2021 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Studio: Off Campus 
Tuition: $280.00 | Friends: $265.00 | Sessions: 8

Using low-tech forging setups, you will construct a single edge blade, through tang knife with a forged guard. Advance forging techniques will be covered and will address keeping overall grinding of the blade to a minimum. Learn how to construct a handle using natural and manmade materials. Tuition includes most materials; please see SSA website for a list of supplies needed.

 9553 | Introduction to Blacksmithing

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Alex Ruiz
Dates: Thurs, 10/7/2021 to 10/28/2021 | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Studio: Off Campus
Tuition: $215.00 | Friends: $200.00 | Sessions: 4

This course is designed to take you through the seven basic elements of blacksmithing incorporating those techniques into one finished piece, as well as understanding the ergonomics of forging. From these seven, you can branch out to more complicated forms of metalworking. Relying almost entirely on hand tools-using a forge, anvil, and hammer-create something both of form and function such as a bottle opener, door pulls, trivet, or wall hook. Other works can be created as time permits.

 9605 | Hand-Cut Dovetail Construction

Level: All Levels | Instructor: Robert Balfour
Dates: Fri & Sat, 10/15/2021 to 10/23/2021 | See class description - See class description
Studio: Off Campus 
Tuition: $210.00 | Friends: $195.00 | Sessions: 3

Learn to cut dovetail, and mortise and tenon joints by hand. Using a simple project, students will build a step stool while learning to the use of hand saws, chisels, hand planes, and a variety of marking tools to lay out, cut, fit, and finish wooden joints. You will walk away from this class with a finished project as well as the necessary skills to cut a wide variety of common woodworking joints. Tuition includes the cost of the materials and some of the necessary tools; please see the required and recommended list on the SSA website.

 ON-9824 | Video Editing and Production | Online

Level: New | All Levels | Instructor: Jeff DeCuir
Dates: Mon, 10/4/2021 to 11/22/2021 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Studio: Online | Building: Online
Tuition: $210.00 | Friends: $195.00 | Sessions: 8

This course will explore video shooting and editing utilizing Adobe® Premiere Pro CC. Students will learn how to make a short film from beginning to end. This project includes lighting, shooting high-definition video, editing, adding moving background imagery, using a green screen, and adding music, foley, and sound effects using Adobe® Premier. No video camera required. However, students will need to have computer knowledge and an Adobe Premier software subscription; see SSA website for materials list. Please register by Sept 20.

 

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